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Obama: Democracy is Messy--Avoid It
www.joytiz.com ^ | 11/11/10 | Joy Tiz

Posted on 11/11/2010 10:11:44 AM PST by jazminerose

Joy Tiz

©2010

Today, we sometimes hear that democracy stands in the way of economic progress.

-Barack Obama

This wasn’t the first time Obama marveled at the ability of Indonesia to withstand the horrors of democratization.

"Indonesia survived, at least on the surface, financial meltdown and democratization." (Audacity of Hope).

Obama has never given Suharto credit for his unbroken commitment to fight communism. Rather, he refers to Suharto’s regime as “brutally repressive” and blames the United States for supporting Suharto’s regime. Obama does not bother himself to ponder what life would have been like for the people of Indonesia had Suharto not been willing to fend off the communist coup. Has the world seen a communist regime that was kind and nurturing? Obama actually saw the democratization of Indonesia as a negative, refusing to accept that democracy can lead to prosperity.

The Commander in Chief is conspicuously AWOL on Veterans’ Day but did make an appearance in Jakarta for their Heroes Day. Obama honored their veterans who sacrificed on behalf of “this great country”. He meant Indonesia, not the United States.

The president deeply appreciates the sacrifices made by veterans—just not our veterans. Rather than commemorate those who have lost their lives defending our freedom and fighting Islamic terrorism, Obama prefers to lecture the world about how we should stop mistrusting Islam.

Perhaps it’s better this way. Does anyone really have the stomach for watching Obama trying to fake concern for our troops? Want to really honor our military? Give them a better Commander in Chief in 2012.


TOPICS: Government; History; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: bhofascism; bhotyranny; democrats; indonesia; liberalfascism; obama; veteransday
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http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/bam_awol_on_vets_day_IxEoyioHbtjAsNjGmbZoIP#ixzz14yjr9zaE

1 posted on 11/11/2010 10:11:50 AM PST by jazminerose
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To: jazminerose
We need this instead.

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2 posted on 11/11/2010 10:22:29 AM PST by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world or Obamaville USSA.)
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To: jazminerose
Yep, what we need is a fast efficient govt. Our founders knew better, the wanted a small, slow inefficient govt.

There are some conservatives that think a fast efficient govt is ok.....................

3 posted on 11/11/2010 10:24:25 AM PST by PeterPrinciple ( Seeking the truth here folks.)
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To: jazminerose

Were it not for democracy, Obama would already be in a cell..... or worse.


4 posted on 11/11/2010 10:25:51 AM PST by Gator113 (Beauty will devour the Beast in 2012. Kill "Obamamosque"@ Ground Zero)
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To: jazminerose

Not a psychiatrist, but would an OCD explain tyrranical people, e.g.,Mao and Hitler; who have a compulsion to dress people in uniforms and sort them into categories - much like toy soldiers?

When anyone describes ‘freedom’ or ‘self-determination’ as messy - that makes me shudder.


5 posted on 11/11/2010 11:10:25 AM PST by sodpoodle (Despair; man's surrender. Laughter; God 's redemption.)
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To: sodpoodle

Don Rumsfeld orginated the phrase. But in a different context, ie setting realistic expectations for establishing democracies in the ME.


6 posted on 11/11/2010 11:14:57 AM PST by jazminerose (o)
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